I created this recipe to add to the Viennoiserie selection for the brunch bread baskets at the Water Club in New York City. I already had a pumpkin muffin that was laden with nuts and raisins, so I wanted a quick bread that would be lighter. The spices in the bread are a delicate mix, so if you prefer a more assertive flavor, feel free to increase the amounts. Just make sure that you go light on the cloves—a little bit goes a long way!
The warm bread is especially delicious sliced a